Providing regulatory advice to REWE Group relating to their cross border acquisition of Lekkerland Group
REWE Group on provision of cross border regulatory advice relating to the acquisition of Lekkerland, a multinational wholesale and distributor business. The team advised on all regulatory issues including permits, EHS, dangerous goods and product related requirements such as the Tobacco Directive. The team also provided an in depth analysis of all affected jurisdictions (Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland).
REWE Group on various projects related to competition and merger law
REWE Group on provision of ongoing competition and merger law advice on various projects, including the establishment of a joint venture with coop and the acquisition of Lekkerland. REWE are one of the most important German trading and tourism companies and we advise them on various, sometimes very large-volume projects. Our teams in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands provide advice to REWE Group.
Company obtains first cyber injunction under the protection of anonymity
A UK listed company on the theft of data and subsequent ransom of the company. We obtained an injunction against the hackers (PML v Persons Unknown) for the client, which is the first time judgment has been obtained for a listed company against hackers in which anonymity was granted to the company in relation to the interim injunction and then on a permanent basis. The team co-ordinated the entire incident response, including instructing forensic IT and working heavily with UK cybercrime police.